2015
UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Lucía Alcala, Psychology, UC Santa Cruz (Host: María Dolores Cervera, Departamento de Ecología Humana, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Unidad Mérida). The Relation between Parental Ethnotheories and Children's Learning Processes in Maya Communities/La Relación Entre Las Etnoteorías Parentales y Los Procesos de Aprendizaje de Los Niños en Comunidades Mayas.

Aldo Batta, Astrofísica Teórica, Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, Astronomy and Astrophysics Department, UC Santa Cruz). Death of Massive Stars: Supernovae in Binary Systems/Muerte de Estrellas Masivas: Supernovas en Sistemas Binarios.

Annick Borquez, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London (Host: Natasha Martin, Global Public Health, UC San Diego). Estimating the Potential Impact of Implementing HIV Combination Prevention in Prison on HIV Incidence Among People who Inject Drugs in Tijuana, Mexico Using Mathematical Modelling and Qualitative Research/Estimación del Impacto Potencial de Una Intervención de Prevención Combinada de VIH en Prisión para Reducir la Incidencia de VIH en Personas que Se Inyectan Drogas en Tijuana, México, Usando Modelamiento Matemático e Investigación Cualitativa.

Ana Lucía Gallego-Hernández, Microbiología Molecular, Instituto de Biotecnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: Fitnat Yildiz, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology Department, UC Santa Cruz). Effect of Salinity on Vibrio Cholerae Pathogenesis: Molecular Basis and Physiological Consequences/Efecto Salino en la Patogénesis de Vibrio Cholerae: Bases Moleculares y Consecuencias Fisiológicas.

Alejandro González Samaniego, Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: James Bullock, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UC Irvine). Simulating the Smallest Galaxies: Testing Cosmology at the Threshold of Galaxy Formation/Simulando Las Galaxias Más Pequeñas: Pruebas a la Cosmología Vía la Formación de Galaxias.

Marcela Hernández, Biomedicina Molecular, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (Host: Albert Zlotnik, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, UC Irvine). Characterization of the CXCL17/CXCR8 Mucosal Chemokine Axis/Caracterización del Eje CXCL17/CXCR8 en Tejidos Mucosos.

Raúl Huerta-Lavorie, Reología y Mecánica de Materiales, Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: T. Don Tilley, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley). Dioxygen Activation through Earth Abundant Metals: Synthesis of High-valent Vanadium, Chromium, Manganese, and Iron-oxo Complexes/Activación de Dioxígeno Mediante Metales Terrestres Abundantes: Síntesis de Complejos Oxo con Valencia Alta de Vanadio, Cromo, Manganeso e Hierro.

Emilio Adolfo Inda Díaz, Laboratorio de Oceanografía Biológica, Unidad Académica de Agricultura, Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit (Host: John Largier, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis). The Effect of River Plume Fronts on Larval Fish/Efecto de Frentes de Pluma Río sobre Larvas de Peces.

Oscar Eugenio Jaime Acuña, Física de Materiales, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: Olivia Graeve, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego; Co-host: Joseph Wang, Nanoengineering, UC San Diego). New Generation of Enzymatic Biofuel Cell Materials for Body-Worn Energy Harvesting Devices/Nueva Generación de Materiales en Celdas de Biocombustible Enzimáticas para la Recolección de Energía en Dispositivos de Uso Corporal.

Alberto Jiménez-Maldonado, Laboratorio de Neuroendocrinología, Universidad de Colima (Host: Fernando Gomez-Pinilla, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, UCLA). The Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on Brain Function and Plasticity/Impacto del Síndrome Metabólico sobre la Función y Plasticidad Cerebral.

Roberto de Jesus León Montiel, Coordinación de Óptica, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Host: Joel Yuen-Zhou, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC San Diego). Photochemical Dynamics under Incoherent Illumination: Light-harvesting in Thin-film Cyanine Dye Aggregates/Dinámica Fotoquímica bajo Iluminación Incoherente: Captación de Luz en Películas Delgadas de Agregados de Colorante Tipo Cianina.
*Winner of the UC MEXUS Monarch Award for the most outstanding postdoctoral research proposal.

Gisela Moncada Gonzalez, Historia Moderna y Contemporánea, Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora (Host: Eric Van Young, Department of History, UC San Diego; Co-host: Matthew Vitz, Department of History, UC San Diego). Feeding Mexico City: Shaping the Food Trade in Early Independent Mexico/Alimentar a la Cíudad de México: Definiendo el Comercio de Alimentos en el México Independiente.

Karina Sandra Pérez Aguilar, Instituto de Física, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (Host: Michael J. Sailor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC San Diego). Captopril Delivery Systems Based on Porous Silicon Membranes and Particles/Sistemas de Liberación de Captopril Basados en Membranas y Partículas de Silicio Poroso.

Yenisey del R. Ponce de León V., Física, Universidad Tecnológica de la Construcción (Host: B. Hyle Park, Bioengineering, UC Riverside; Co-host: Guillermo Aguilar, Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside). OCT Study of Transparent Ceramic Materials with Integrated Waveguides to Determine Its Viability as Implants in the Project Windows to the Brain/Estudio Mediante OCT de Materiales Cerámicos Transparentes con Guías de Onda Integradas para Determinar su Viabilidad como Implantes en el Proyecto Ventanas al Cerebro.

Leonardo Ríos, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (Host: Jay D. Keasling, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UC Berkeley). Synthetic Biology Tools Applied to the Production of Anticancer Drug Taxol in S. cerevisiae and Its Optimization through Biosensors/Técnicas de Biología Sintética para la Producción del Quimioterapéutico Taxol en S. cerevisiae y Su Optimización a Través de Sensores.

Aldo Armando Rodriguez Puebla, Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: Joel Primack, Physics, UC Santa Cruz). Constraining Galaxy Evolution over the Past 12 Billion Years/Restringiendo la Evolución de las Galaxias en los Últimos 12 mil Millones de Años.

Mariam Saada, Hispanic Languages and Literature, UC Los Angeles (Host: Camila Pastor de María y Campos, Departamento de Historia, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas). Unknown Mexican Islamic Manuscripts of Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries Found at The National Archives in Mexico City/Manuscritos Arabes, Aljamiados o Islamicos de los Siglos XV al XVII Desconocidos en el Archivo Nacional de México D.F.

Paola Virginia Suárez Ávila, Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: Patricia Baquedano-Lopez, Center for Latino Policy Research, UC Berkeley). Access to Higher Education, Social Mobilization and Local Government: The Case of Young Undocumented Migrants from Mission District of San Francisco, California/Acceso a la Educación Superior, Movilización Social y Gobierno Local: El Caso de los Jóvenes Migrantes No Documentados del Mission District de San Francisco, California.

Patricia Valdespino, Posgrado en Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Host: Hoi-Ying Holman, Ecology Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory). Biologically Induced Carbonate Mineralization Coupled to Prokaryote C and N Metabolism of Diverse Microbial Assemblages/Mineralización Bio-inducida de Carbonatos Acoplada al Metabolismo del Carbono y el Nitrógeno en Procariontes de Ensambles Microbianos de Alta Diversidad.

Julie K. Wesp, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley (Host: María Elisa Velázquez Gutiérrez, Proyecto Nacional de Investigación Afrodescendientes y Diversidad Cultural, Coordinación Nacional de Antropología, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia). The Archaeology of Afro-descendants in Colonial Mexico: Integrating Ethnohistorical and Archaeological Evidence/La Arqueología de Afrodescendientes en México Colonial: Integrando la Evidencia Arqueológica y Etnohistórica.

Dissertation Grants

Eleinis Avila-Lovera, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
(Advisor: Louis Santiago)
Stem photosynthesis responses to drought in Baja California: Coordination between carbon and water resources

Philipp Brand, Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis
(Advisor: Santiago Ramírez)
Evolution of pheromone communication systems and its implications in reproductive isolation in orchid bees

Katherine Ennis, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz
(Advisor: Stacy M. Philpott)
Evaluating the ecological and economic consequences of shifting rainfall patterns in a Mexican coffee agroecosystem
Mildred Mathias Award - Co-Recipient

Stephanie Fairchild, History, UC San Diego
(Advisor: David Gutierrez)
"Every Generation Has to Win it Again": Understanding SEIU's Justice for Janitors Campaign in the Continuum of Radical Struggle for Justice and Dignity
SCR-43

Aurora Feeney-Kleinfeldt, Anthropology, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Charles Briggs)
Living Language and Feeling Communication: Yucatec Maya Speaker Collective Experiences and Embodiments of Meaning Making and Indigeneity

Richard Grijalva, Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
(Advisors: Samera Esmeir and Ivonne del Valle)
Archival Research and Primary Source Acquisition/Analysis for "The Idea of Mexico in the Long Colonial Twilight: Forging a Concept from the Bourbon Reforms to the First Federal Republic, 1754-1824"

Maria Gutierrez, Native American Studies, UC Davis
(Advisor: Liza Grandia)
State Nationalism, Cultural Politics, and Indigenous Intellectualisms: Educational Processes in the Pur'hépecha Region of Michoacán, Mexico, 1938-1990

Maria Esteli Jimenez Soto, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz
(Advisor: Stacy M. Philpott)
Complexity in a cup of coffee: Ecological and social implications of resource heterogeneity in Mexican coffee agroecosystems
Mildred Mathias Award - Co-Recipient

Lisa Johnson, Anthropology, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Rosemary Joyce)
Analyzing the Ritual 'Event': The Material Traces of Ancient Maya Ritual Practice in the Palenque Region of Chiapas, Mexico

Jane Lilly Lopez, Sociology, UC San Diego
(Advisor: David FitzGerald and Kwai Ng)
(Un)Authorized Love: U.S. Immigration Law and the Effects of Institutional (Dis)Approval on Mixed-Citizenship Families
SCR-43

Kristina Nielsen, Ethnomusicology, UC Los Angeles
(Advisor: Tara Browner)
Danza Mexica in the United States: Alliances, Boundaries, and their Musical Manifestations in Contemporary Indigenous Movements
SCR-43

Phillip Ninomiya, History, UC Irvine
(Advisor: Rachel O'Toole)
Colonial Cosmopolitanism: Local Merchants and the Trade in Pacific Goods in Mexico, 1620-1670

Angela Ocampo, Political Science, UC Los Angeles
(Advisor: Matt Barreto)
Unengaged, irregular and habitual participants: Latinos transitioning in the U.S. political system
SCR-43

Elisa Oceguera, Cultural Studies, UC Davis
(Advisor: Robert Irwin)
In and Against Community: Heterodox Subjectivities in Agricultural California
SCR-43

Mathias Poertner, Political Science, UC Berkeley
(Advisor: Ruth Berins Collier)
Creating Partisans: New Political Parties and Societal Linkages in Latin America

Paulo Quadri, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz
(Advisor: Erika Zavaleta)
Impacts of Climate Change and Land Use Change on Forest Species Distribution in the Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl Volcanoes

Claudia Rafful, Division of Global Public Health, Dept. of Medicine, UC San Diego
(Advisor: Steffanie Strathdee)
Impact of involuntary drug treatment on HIV risk behaviors among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico

Irene Vega, Sociology, UC Los Angeles
(Advisor: Vilma Ortiz)
Doing the State's Work on the Local Level: A Comparative Case Study of Immigration Enforcement Agents
SCR-43

Faculty Grants

Maylei S. Blackwell, César Chávez Center-Chicana/o Studies, UC Los Angeles
Women's Leadership and Indigenous Municipal Autonomy in Oaxaca

Judith A. Carney, Geography, UC Los Angeles
From Farm to Fork: Smallholder Producers in Emerging Food Cultures of Mexico's Bajío Region

Jennifer B. Doyle, English, UC Riverside
Art, Revolution, Resistance in Mexico

Margaret A. Handley, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dept. of Medicine, UC San Francisco
Using participatory mapping among Mexican migrants to foster health literacy skills

Louis J. Hock, Visual Arts, UC San Diego
Wall - an art work project
SCR-43

Adriana M. Campos Johnson, English and Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
A public lecture on "Ayotzinapa" by Francisco Goldman

Christopher J. Murphy, Surgical and Radiological Sciences, UC Davis
Engineering the Ocular Surface

Mary I. O'Connor, ISBER, UC Santa Barbara
Access to health care for Mixtec immigrants

Max Parra, Literature, UC San Diego
Nellie Campobello: Photography, Regional Memory and History

Catherine S. Ramírez, Merrill Faculty Services, UC Santa Cruz
Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and the Invention of Assimilation in the United States
SCR-43

Otto Santa Ana, Chicana/o Studies, UC Los Angeles
Developing an annotated bibliography of Mexican laughter and humor

Freya Schiwy, Media and Cultural Studies, UC Riverside
Creativity and the Political. Civil Society, Cultural Production and Political Interventions in Mexico, India and the United States

Francisco J. Villarreal, School of Medicine, UC San Diego
Cardioprotective effects of doxycycline on doxorubicin induced toxicity

UC Faculty Small Grants

Maylei S. Blackwell, César Chávez Center-Chicana/o Studies, UC Los Angeles
Women's Leadership and Indigenous Municipal Autonomy in Oaxaca

Gabriela Caballero, Linguistics, UC San Diego
Kumeyaay field methods class

Judith A. Carney, Geography, UC Los Angeles
From Farm to Fork: Smallholder Producers in Emerging Food Cultures of Mexico's Bajío Region

Ann Marie Cheney, School of Medicine, UC Riverside
Engaging the Eastern Coachella Valley Community in Substance Use Research Among Latinos
SCR-43

Cecilia Cheung, Psychology, UC Riverside
What is in a Storybook? A Comparison of Child-Oriented Values in the United States, China, and Mexico

Matthew A. Coleman, Radiation Oncology, UC Davis
Development of nano-tools for increasing bioavailability of curcumin for cellular protection against arsenic exposure

Jennifer B. Doyle, English, UC Riverside
Art, Revolution, Resistance in Mexico

Mario Garcia, Chicana and Chicano Studies, UC Santa Barbara
The Sal Castro Memorial Bi-Annual Conference on the Emerging Historiography of the Chicano Movement
SCR-43

Margaret A. Handley, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dept. of Medicine, UC San Francisco
Using participatory mapping among Mexican migrants to foster health literacy skills

Louis J. Hock, Visual Arts, UC San Diego
Wall - an art work project
SCR-43

Adriana M. Campos Johnson, English and Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
A public lecture on "Ayotzinapa" by Francisco Goldman

Carlos Morton, Theatre and Dance, UC Santa Barbara
From "Spanglish" to Italian: A Chicano play in Italy
SCR-43

Christopher J. Murphy, Surgical and Radiological Sciences, UC Davis
Engineering the Ocular Surface

Tanya A. Nieri, Sociology, UC Riverside
A pilot study of Latina mothers' parenting practices and their children's obesity development
SCR-43

Mary I. O'Connor, ISBER, UC Santa Barbara
Access to health care for Mixtec immigrants

Max Parra, Literature, UC San Diego
Nellie Campobello: Photography, Regional Memory and History

Catherine S. Ramírez, Merrill Faculty Services, UC Santa Cruz
Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and the Invention of Assimilation in the United States
SCR-43

Maria G. Rendon, Planning, Policy and Design, UC Irvine
100 Years of Mexican Incorporation: Time of Migration, Cohort Effects and Place of Destination

Jose L. Reynoso, Dance, UC Riverside
Mexican Dance Company, Lux Boreal Danza Contemporánea, Talk at UCR

Timo M. Rieg, School of Medicine, UC San Diego
Establishing a collaboration between a UC San Diego based PI and a researcher in Mexico City to study the role of adenylyl cyclases in kidney function

Leonora Saavedra, Music, UC Riverside
Aaron Copland’s Mexico and Strand and Chávez’s Redes

Otto Santa Ana, Chicana/o Studies, UC Los Angeles
Developing an annotated bibliography of Mexican laughter and humor

Freya Schiwy, Media and Cultural Studies, UC Riverside
Creativity and the Political. Civil Society, Cultural Production and Political Interventions in Mexico, India and the United States

Kip T. Téllez, Education, UC Santa Cruz
Agricultural Employment Growth in Michoacán and English Learner Enrollments in Central California Schools

Jennifer Tyburczy, Feminist Studies, UC Santa Barbara
Binational Museum Exhibition of Women Artists in the U.S. and Mexico

Francisco J. Villarreal, School of Medicine, UC San Diego
Cardioprotective effects of doxycycline on doxorubicin induced toxicity

Tony L. Yaksh, Anesthesiology, UC San Diego
Altered Innervation of the Joint: Role in Chronic Arthritic Pain

Student and Postdoctoral Small Grants

Mary Alice Barr, Earth and Planetary Sciences, UC Davis
(Faculty Sponsor: Michael E. Oskin)
The Cerro Prieto Fault: Neotectonic Mapping and Assessment for Paleoseismic Investigation

Kyle Broach, Earth and Planetary Sciences, UC Santa Cruz
(Faculty Sponsor: Adina Paytan)
Temporal microfossil assemblages and environmental change in Celestun Lagoon, Yucatan, Mexico

Christopher Carter, Political Science, UC Berkeley
(Faculty Sponsor: Thad Dunning)
Withholding Legitimacy: A citizen-based approach to institutional choice in Oaxaca

Xochitl C. Chavez, Music, UC Riverside
(Faculty Sponsor: Deborah Wong)
The Two Faces of the Cultural Coin: Commercialization and Clientelism in the Production of the Guelaguetza Festival

Mario A. De Leo Winkler, Physics and Astronomy, UC Riverside
(Faculty Sponsor: Gabriela Canalizo)
Invited oral contribution at the International Astronomy Union XXIX Conference on the public outreach activities in UCR, Riverside and Mexico

Kelly Edyburn, Education, UC Santa Barbara
(Faculty Sponsor: Matthew Quirk)
Assessing Language Instruction Practices in Linguistically Diverse Early Childhood Classrooms
SCR-43

Monika Egerer, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz
(Faculty Sponsor: Stacy Philpott)
2015 International Agroecology Shortcourse: Agroecology, A Global Movement: Tracing Our Roots and Looking Forward

Azucena Hernandez-Ramirez, Spanish and Portuguese, UC Berkeley
(Faculty Sponsor: Estelle Tarica)
Academic Training on Critical Edition of 19th Century Mexican Texts

Audrey Hope, Visual Arts, UC San Diego
(Faculty Sponsor: Anya Gallaccio)
SOMA Summer Artist Residency

Patricia Huerta, Dance Studies, UC Riverside
(Faculty Sponsor: Jose L. Reynoso)
Intersecting Dance

María Esteli Jiménez Soto, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz
(Faculty Sponsor: Stacy M. Philpott)
Participation in the International Hymenoptera Course (HYM) to advance ecological research in a Mexican coffee plantation

Joshua Lieto, Anthropology, UC Riverside
(Faculty Sponsor: Travis Stanton)
Training in ceramic typology, chronology and analysis, done in conjunction with PIPCY (Proyecto de Interacción Política del Centro de Yucatán)

Daniel Millán Ovando, Sociology, UC Irvine
(Faculty Sponsor: Laura E. Enriquez)
UC Undocumented Student Resources Assessment
SCR 43

Stephanie Miller, Anthropology, UC Riverside
(Faculty Sponsor: Travis Stanton)
Professional Development in Archaeology of the Maya Lowlands in the Yucatan Peninsula

Alessandro Morosin, Sociology, UC Riverside
(Faculty Sponsor: Alfredo Mirandé)
Oaxaca Summer Institute (Summer 2015)

Janet Muñiz, Sociology, School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine
(Faculty Sponsor: Rocío Rosales)
Neighborhood Change in Downtown Santa Ana
SCR-43

Matthew Pecenco, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
(Faculty Sponsor: Elisabeth Sadoulet)
Land tenure reform and wealth transfers: Evidence on long-term welfare

G. Aleph Prieto, Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, UC Irvine
(Faculty Sponsor: Carl W. Cotman)
Flow synaptometry analysis of mixed synaptic transmission

Angela Quiros and Dena Spatz, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz
(Faculty Sponsor: Peter Raimondi)
Effects of coastal development on Zostera marina along the northern Baja coast, Mexico

Lina M. Reznicek-Parrado, Spanish and Portuguese, UC Davis
(Faculty Sponsor: Cecilia Colombi)
Introducing Critical Pedagogy: Bridging Latino California with Latino Nebraska
SCR-43

Lina M. Reznicek-Parrado and Tracy Quan, Spanish and Portuguese, UC Davis
(Faculty Sponsor: Julia Menard-Warwick)
Language Maintenance and Literacy as Power: The case of Latina mothers
SCR-43

Vanessa Segundo, Chicana/o Studies, UC Davis
(Faculty Sponsor: Adela de la Torre)
Mission Graduation: Understanding how Latino university students leverage co-curricular involvement to navigate the educational pipeline
SCR-43

Paula Sosenski Correa, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine
(Faculty Sponsor: Diane Campbell)
The adaptive value of nectar, floral scent and its combination in Ipomopsis aggregate

Luis Trujillo, Ethnic Studies, UC Riverside
(Faculty Sponsor: Dylan Rodriguez)
Crime and Corruption in the U.S. and Mexico

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Collaborative Grants

Dennis Aigner, Merage School of Business, UC Irvine
Luz de Lourdes Pesqueira Fernández, EGADE Business School, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

Corporate Engagement of Environmental and Social NGOs in Mexico
Motivaciones y alcances de la colaboración entre el sector privado y las ONG en México

Tamara Alliston, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UC San Francisco
Pierrick G.J.Fournier, División de Biología Experimental y Aplicada, CICESE

Role of Osteocytes in the Development of Bone Metastases
Papel de los Osteocitos en el Desarrollo de las Metástasis Oseas

Guy Bertrand, Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC San Diego
Matthew J.Asay, Química, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Stable Cyclic Alkyl Amino Silylenes (CAASi): Synthesis and Application in Small Molecule Activation
Un silileno cíclico alquilo-amino estable: Su síntesis y desarrollo por la activación de moléculas pequeñas

Robert Boltje, Mathematics, UC Santa Cruz
Alberto Gerardo Raggi Cárdenas, Centro de Ciencias Matemáticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Representation rings of finite groups
Anillos de representaciones de grupos finitos

Cheryl Briggs, Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology and Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program, UC Santa Barbara
Carlos Alberto Flores-López, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in northwestern Baja California: An examination of incidence and prevalence in three anuran communities
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis en el noroeste de Baja California: Una examinación de la incidencia y prevalencia en tres comunidades de anuros

Gary N. Cherr, Bodega Marine Laboratory, UC Davis
Miguel Ángel Méndez Rojas, Ciencias Químico Biológicas, Universidad de las Américas-Puebla

Evaluating the potential toxicity of inorganic nanoparticles for potential biomedical and nutritional applications
Evaluación de la potencial toxicidad de nanopartículas inorgánicas con potenciales aplicaciones biomédicas y nutricionales
George Brown Award

Don Croll, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz
Gerardo Ceballos González, Departamento de Ecología de la Biodiversidad, Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Effectiveness of spatial strategies for the conservation of large pelagic vertebrates: Locally Managed Protected Areas as a strategy for the conservation of hawksbill turtles in the Sea of Cortez
Efectividad de las estrategias espaciales para la conservación de los grandes vertebrados marinos: Las áreas locales marinas protegidas como una estrategia de conservación para la tortuga carey en el mar de Cortés

Todd Dawson, Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Mark Olson, Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Plant hydraulics and vegetation height response to climate
Hidráulica vegetal y la respuesta de la vegetación al cambio climático

Alain de Janvry, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
Carlos Muñoz-Piña, Centro de Investigación y Aprendizaje del Medio Ambiente, Universidad del Medio Ambiente

Weather-indexed insurance and productivity of small-scale farmers: An impact evaluation of Mexico's CADENA program
Seguro climático paramétrico y productividad de los pequeños agricultores: Una evaluación de impacto del programa CADENA en México

Wolfgang H. Dillmann, Medicine, UC San Diego
Julieta Anabell Díaz Juárez, Farmacología, Instituto Nacional de Cardiología

Mitochondrial fission and heart function in diabetic cardiomyopathy
Fisión mitocondrial y función cardiaca en la miocardiopatía diabética

Richard S. Dodd, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley
Eduardo Sandoval-Castro and Carlos Ligne Calderón-Vázquez, Biotecnología Agrícola, CIIDIR-IPN, Sinaloa

Genetic characterization and genetic dispersal of the avocado along northwestern Mexico
Caracterización genética y patrones de dispersión del aguacate en el noroeste de México

Akif Eskalen, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, UC Riverside
Frédérique Reverchon, Red de Estudios Moleculares Avanzados, Instituto de Ecología, A.C.

Coordination of research and communication activities to tackle Fusarium dieback and Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer, an emerging pest-disease complex
Coordinación de actividades de investigación y comunicación para combatir la marchitez por Fusarium y el escarabajo polífago barrenador, un complejo ambrosial emergente

Roger Falcone, Physics, UC Berkeley
Mario Villalobos Peñalosa, Depto. de Geoquímica, Instituto de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Speciation of thallium in soils and residues from mining and metallurgical activities using synchrotron X ray microfocusing techniques
Especiación de talio en suelos y residuos de actividades mineras y metalúrgicas utilizando técnicas de rayos X microfocalizados de sincrotrón

Adam Feist, Bioengineering, UC San Diego
José Utrilla Carreri, Laboratorio de Biología de Sistemas y Sintética, Centro de Ciencias Genómicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Model-driven generation of production strains through growth-coupling and laboratory evolution
Generación guiada por modelos de cepas productoras a traves de acoplamiento al crecimiento y evolución en el laboratorio

Jose Joaquin Garcia-Luna-Aceves, Computer Engineering, UC Santa Cruz
Rolando Menchaca-Méndez, Centro de Investigación en Computación, Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Semantic routing for the Internet of Everything
Enrutamiento semántico para el Internet del Todo

Sayantani Ghosh and Linda Hirst, School of Natural Sciences, UC Merced
Orlando Guzmán López, Departmento de Física, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa

3D assembly of nanoparticles via liquid crystalline (LC) templates for the design and synthesis of responsive ("smart") multifunctional materials
Ensamblaje 3D de nanopartículas a través de cristalino líquido ( LC ) plantillas para el diseño y síntesis de materiales multifuncionales de respuesta ("inteligentes")

Andreas Goetz, San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego
Juan Ignacio Rodríguez Hernández, Escuela Superior de Física y Mateméticas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Multiscale simulations of molecular donor-acceptor structures for the design of high-performance organic solar cells
Simulaciones multiescala de estructuras moleculares de donadores-aceptores para el diseño de celdas solares orgánicas de alta eficiencia

Jennifer Haase and Yehuda Bock, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
David K. Adams, Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Collaborative use of GPS meteorology for understanding large to small-scale water vapor/deep convection interactions in the southwestern US and Mexico
Esfuerzo colaborativo empleando Meteorología GPS para entender interacciones de escala, grande a pequeña, enter vapor de agua y convección atmosférica en el suroeste de EEUU y México

Gillian R. Hayes, Informatics, UC Irvine
Monica Elizabeth Tentori Espinosa, Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación, CICESE

Augmenting music therapy with interactive surfaces to support sensorimotor regulation in children with autism
Mejorando las terapias de música con superficies interactivas para apoyar la regulación sensomotriz de niños con autismo

Alexander Johnson, Microbiology and Immunology, UC San Francisco
Alexander DeLuna, Laboratorio Nacional de Genómica para la Biodiversidad, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Transcriptional rewiring of aging pathways and dietary restriction effects in different species of yeast
Reprogramación transcripcional de vías de envejecimiento y de efectos de restricción dietética en diferentes especies de levadura

Rosemary Joyce, Anthropology, UC Berkeley
Rodrigo Liendo, Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

"MayaLab": A Cyber-Infrastructure to Promote a Permanent Space for Critical Discussion of Relevant Issues in Maya Archeology
"MayaLab": Una Cyber-Infraestructura para la promoción de un espacio permanente de discusión crítica de problemas relevantes en arqueología maya

Takao Kasuga, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
Julio Vega-Arreguín, Ciencias Agrogenómicas, Escuela Nacional de Estudios Superiores, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México-Unión León

Host-dependent epigenetic control of pathogenicity genes in generalist pathogens
Control epigenético dependiente del hospedero en genes de patogenicidad de patógenos generalistas

David Mares, Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies/Political Science, UC San Diego
Isidro Morales Moreno, Escuela de Gobierno y Transformación Pública, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

Energy Integration along the U.S.-Mexico Border
La integración energética en la frontera de Estados Unidos y México

John Marshall, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Edgar E. Vallejo, Escuela de Ciencia e Ingeniería, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

Determining optimal strategies for the control of vectors of dengue and other vector-borne diseases in Mexico and the United States
Determinación de estrategias óptimas para el control de vectores de dengue y otras enfermedades transmitidas por vectores en México y Estados Unidos

Ashlie Martini, School of Engineering, UC Merced
Laura Peña Parás and Demófilo Maldonado Cortés, Departamento de Ingeniería, Universidad de Monterrey

Building collaboration to enable energy efficient mechanical devices through design of novel nanolubricant systems
Construyendo una colaboración para la optimización de componentes mecánicos mediante el diseño de sistemas de lubricación innovadores

Ryoko Oono, Ecology, Evolution, Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara
David Gernandt, Departamento de Botánica, Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Foliar fungal endophyte assemblage and diversity compared across multiple host phylogenetic scales: A study on pine hosts of California and Mexico
Hongos endófitos foliares y comparación de agrupamientos y diversidad a través de múltiples escalas filogenéticas de hospederos: Estudio de los pinos hospederos en California y México

Stefano Profumo, Department of Physics and Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, UC Santa Cruz
Alma Xochitl González Morales, Departamento de Física, División de Ciencias e Ingeniería, Universidad de Guanajuato, Campus Leon

Probes to the dark matter fundamental properties: Searching for the annihilation signal
Pruebas a las propiedades fundamentales de la materia oscura: Buscando la señal de aniquilación

Susanne Rafelski, Developmental and Cell Biology, UC Irvine
Marcos Nahmad Bensusan, Fisiología, Biofísica y Neurociencias, CINVESTAV-IPN

Epithelial folds, cell proliferation, and the control of organ size during development
Dobleces epiteliales, proliferación celular y el control del tamaño de órganos durante el desarrollo

Philippe Rolshausen, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
Rufina Hernández Martínez, Departamento de Microbiología Experimental/DBEA, CICESE

Interaction of the phytopathogenic fungus Lasiodiplodia theobromae with grapevine plants grown in thermic stress conditions
Interacción del hongo fitopatógeno Lasiodiplodia theobromae con plantas de vid cultivadas en condiciones de estrés térmico

Erica Rosenblum, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley
Ivone Giffard-Mena, Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Genomic admixture mapping of flower color and potential linkage with adaptive phenotypic traits
Mapeo de mezcla genómica del color de la flor y el potencial de ligamiento con rasgos fenotípica importante para la adaptación

Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Plant Sciences, UC Davis
Ruairidh Sawers, Laboratorio Nacional de Genómica para la Biodiversidad, CINVESTAV-IPN

Adaptive Gene Flow from Teosinte to Highland Maize in Central Mexico
Flujo Genético Adaptativo de Teocintle hacia Maíz en las Tierras Altas del Centro de México

Mark Schwartz and James A. Thorne, Environmental Science and Policy, Information Center for the Environment, UC Davis
John Williams, Biodiversidad, CIIDIR-IPN, Oaxaca

Predicting vegetation productivity changes, assemblage vulnerabilities, and cover type shifts in Oaxaca under climate change scenarios
Predecir cambios en productividad vegetativa, vulnerabilidad de conjuntos de especies y desplazamiento en cobertura vegetal en Oaxaca bajo escenarios de cambio climático

Aleem Siddiqui, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, UC San Diego
Rosa Victoria Pando-Robles, Infección e Inmunidad, Centro de Investigación Sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Functional implications of dengue infection in the mitochondria
Implicaciones funcionales de la infección del virus dengue en la mitocondria

Jian-Qiao Sun, School of Engineering, UC Merced
Oliver Schuëtze, Depto. de Computación, CINVESTAV-IPN

Hybridizing Set Oriented Methods and Evolutionary Strategies to Obtain Fast and Reliable Multi-objective Optimization Algorithms
Algoritmos Rápidos y Confiables para Optimización Multi-objetivo por medio de Hibridación de Métodos Orientados a Conjuntos y Estrategias Evolutivas

Toshiro Tanimoto, Earth Science, UC Santa Barbara
Vala Hjörleifsdóttir, Departamento de Sismología, Instituto de Geofísica, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Monitoring Hurricanes by the U.S. and Mexican Seismic Networks
Monitoreo de huracanes con redes sísmicas estado unidenses y mexicanas

Karl A. Taube, Anthropology, UC Riverside
Vera Tiesler, Facultad de Ciencias Antropológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán

Embodying the Maize God. The Meanings of Head Forms and Dental Modifications among the Ancient Maya
Personificando al Dios del Maíz. Los significados de las formas cefálicas y de las modificaciones dentales entre los antiguos mayas

Don Tilley, Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Ivan Castillo Pérez, Instituto de Química, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

High oxidation state transition-metal superoxo and oxo complexes supported by strongly sigma donating poly-anionic ligands
Complejos superoxo y oxo de metales de transición en alto estado de oxidación con ligantes poli-aniónicos y fuertemente donadores sigma

Arturo Vargas-Bustamante, Health Policy and Management, UC Los Angeles
Mireya Vilar Compte, Departamento de Salud, Universidad Iberoamericana

Hypertension control and social isolation among older Mexican adults in the U.S. and Mexico
Control de hipertensión y aislamiento social entre adultos Mexicanos en Estados Unidos y México

Olga Vasquez, Communication, UC San Diego
Verónica García Martínez, División Académica de Educación y Artes, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco

The Adaptation of La Clase Mágica to the Mexican Environment to Stimulate Academic Skills (Spanish and Mathematics)
Adaptación de La Clase Mágica al entorno mexicano para estimular habilidades académicas (español y matemáticas)

Fitnat Yildiz, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, UC Santa Cruz
Alejandro Huerta Saquero, Bionanotecnología, Centro de Nanociencias y Nanotecnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Nanomaterials: Microbicidal effect on Vibrio pathogenesis
Nanomateriales: Efecto microbicida sobre la patogénesis de Vibrio

Updated on 06/17/16